South Carolina Treasure and Artifact Association-August MinutesAugust 31, 2012

The SCTAA met on August 27, 2012 with 29 in attendance including Barry Moore and Doug Grinstaff who were visiting from the Rock Hill club to observe our procedures.

The program was a review of the Cowpens Battlefield assistance hunt where a few artifacts were found and prospective campsites of Cap. Daniel Morgan's troops were ruled out.Then the Myrtle Beach trip was reviewed.Five of the six participants found gold items and all had a great time.

Four hunters went to the Liars Club detector meeting held on the 4th Tuesday at noon at Magnolia's Restaurant.They had a good time meeting other detectorists and swapping stories.

Important Date:Lake Lure Hunt - October 27, 2012(Fee of $30 is due by next meeting.)

May treasury ended with a balance of $686.58.We collected: Money Donations for Points - 68.00; donation can - $11; fall hunt fees - $360 (some came in after the meeting).The amended closing balance is $1,125.58.The next meeting will be September 24.

BEST FINDS CONTEST WINNERS - AUGUST

(We usually have a number of ties.The first name listed is the coin prize winner, but everyone gets the points who placed in the ties.)

COIN - 1st - Everette Smith;2nd - Bill Guthke;3rd TIE - Wayne Beddingfield, Roy Evans, Bill Rylands

JEWELRY - 1st - Roy Evans;2nd - Wayne Beddingfield;3rd TIE - Maggie Moffat, Darrell Mullinax, Jimmy Cochran

WHAT IS IT? - 1st/ 2nd TIE - Darrell Mullinax, Carter Mahaffee;3rd - Wayne Beddingfield

MILITARY - 1st - Darrell Mullinax;2nd- Bill Rylands;3rd - Robert Weaver

OTHER -1st - Roy Evans;2nd/3rd TIE -Darrell Mullinax, Everette Smith

# OF COINS -1st - Roy Evans (413);2nd - Everette Smith (399);3rd - Bill Rylands (212)

Rebecca Reece, Secretary/Treasurer